Eugene Marais

Eugene Marais Poems

1.
Die Dans Van Die Reen

O die dans van ons Suster!
Eers oor die bergtop loer sy skelm,
en haar oge is skaam;
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2.
Winternag

Winternag
O koud is die windjie
en skraal.
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3.
The Dance Of The Rain

The Dance of the Rain
Oh, the dance of our Sister!
First, over the hilltop she peeps stealthily
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4.
Waar Tebes In Die Stil Woestyn

Daar sou ek vrede weer besef
Waar Tebes in die stil woestyn
Sy magtig' rotswerk hoog verhef
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5.
Mabalel

Vinnig langs die paadjie trippel Mabalêl;
vrolik klink die liedjie
wat die klingelinge van haar enkelringe vergesel.
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Eugene Marais Comments

R. V. Gorki 07 March 2019

Here was the only man who felt that obfuscated urge of the universe to understand itself through the products of of its own gastrulation. It is a pity and a great loss to all of us that his age was blind to the vagrancies and routs of the tiniest particles that we see today. Oh, such pity that tears at an unfinished though! ! t

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Eugene Marais Biography

Eugène Nielen Marais (pronounced /ˈjuːdʒiːn ˈniːlɨn mɑˈreɪ/; 9 January 1871 – 29 March 1936) was a South African lawyer, naturalist, poet and writer.

His early years, before and during the Boer War

Marais was born in Pretoria, the thirteenth and last child of his parents, Jan Christiaan Nielen Marais and Catharina Helena Cornelia van N ...

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